Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Homebrew books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
- The Brew Your Own Big Book of Clone Recipes: Featuring 300 Homebrew Recipes from Your Favorite Breweries (2018)
- How To Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time (2017)
- Mastering Homebrew: The Complete Guide to Brewing Delicious Beer (2015)
- Modern Homebrew Recipes: Exploring Styles and Contemporary Techniques (2015)
- Beer Logbook: Brewing Journal, Homebrew Beer Recipe Journal, Brew Log Book, Beer Brewing Notebook, Record Beers Brew Journal Diary Log Book (Volume 1) (2018)
- Homebrew Beyond the Basics: All-Grain Brewing & Other Next Steps (2018)
- The Complete Homebrew Beer Book: 200 Easy Recipes, from Ales and Lagers to Extreme Beers and International Favorites (2011)
- Home Brew Recipe Bible: An Incredible Array of 101 Craft Beer Recipes, From Classic Styles to Experimental Wilds ()
- Homebrew All-Stars: Top Homebrewers Share Their Best Techniques and Recipes (2016)
- The Complete Joy of Homebrewing Fourth Edition: Fully Revised and Updated (2014)
- Homebrew Beer Recipe Journal (2011)
- Homebrew Beyond the Basics: All-Grain Brewing and Other Next Steps (2014)
- Homebrew Wind Power (2013)
- Homebrew Recipe Journal: Beer Recipe & Brew Day Log with Key References on Grains, Yeast, Hops, Pitch Rates, Mash Steps & More (2018)
The Brew Your Own Big Book of Clone Recipes: Featuring 300 Homebrew Recipes from Your Favorite Breweries (2018)
For more than two decades, homebrewers around the world have turned to Brew Your Own magazine for the best information on making incredible beer at home. Now, for the first time, 300 of BYO’s best clone recipes for recreating favorite commercial beers are coming together in one book. Inside you'll find dozens of IPAs, stouts, and lagers, easily searchable by style.
How To Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time (Fourth Edition) By John Palmer Fully revised and updated, How to Brew is the definitive guide to making quality beers at home. Whether you want simple, sure-fire instructions for making your first beer, or you’re a seasoned homebrewer working with all-grain batches, this book has something for you.
From internationally recognized beer-brewing authority Randy Mosher comes the ultimate guide to the craft, for beginners and advanced brewers alike. Featuring plainspeaking, fun-to-read instructions, more than 150 colorful graphics and illustrations of process and technique, and 30 master recipes for classic and popular brews, this handbook covers everything from choosing ingredients and equipment to mashing, bottling, tasting, and serving.
Craft beer is about innovation, discovery and interpretation. Homebrewing is about all that and more! As the beer scene changes, so do the beer styles we know and love. Grandmaster Beer Judge Gordon Strong takes you on a guided journey of discovery in Modern Homebrew Recipes that include the latest BJCP style changes.
Beer Logbook: Brewing Journal, Homebrew Beer Recipe Journal, Brew Log Book, Beer Brewing Notebook, Record Beers Brew Journal Diary Log Book (Volume 1) (2018)
The book allows individuals to keep a record of the grains, extracts, hops and yeast.
Homebrew Beyond the Basics: All-Grain Brewing & Other Next Steps (2018)
Want to take total control of the beer-making process? Move beyond extract brewing and go all-grain. Richly illustrated and easy to follow, Homebrew Beyond the Basics explains it all, from grain selection and water chemistry to sour beers and wood aging, in a practical, approachable way. This updated edition includes information on new hop varieties and hopping techniques, probiotics, and quick-mixed culture fermentation.
The Complete Homebrew Beer Book: 200 Easy Recipes, from Ales and Lagers to Extreme Beers and International Favorites (2011)
Making beer at home is as easy as making soup! George Hummel smoothly guides the reader through the process of creating a base to which the homebrewer can apply a myriad of intriguing flavorings, such as fruits, spices and even smoke. There are also outstanding and easy recipes for delicious meads, tasty ciders and great sodas — all of which can be made in a home kitchen and with minimal equipment.
Home Brew Recipe Bible: An Incredible Array of 101 Craft Beer Recipes, From Classic Styles to Experimental Wilds ()
If you’ve ever wanted to learn to brew beer from an expert, look no further. Award-winning homebrewer Chris Colby of Beer & Wine Journal offers recipes for every major style of beer to teach novice, intermediate and advanced brewers more about the craft and science of brewing.
From the mad scientists who brought you Experimental Homebrewing comes an all-new type of brewing book. For the first time, drop by the garage – err, we mean brewery – of 25 of today’s most talented homebrewers.
Fully Revised and Updated, The Complete Joy of Homebrewing is everything you need to know to brew beer at home from start to finish including new recipes, updated charts on hop varieties, secrets to fermentation, beer kit tips, and more—from the master of homebrewing.The Complete Joy of Homebrewing is the essential guide to understanding and making beer, from stouts, ales, lagers, and bitters, to specialty beers and meads.
Homebrew Beer Recipe Journal (2011)
Keep track of your homebrew beer recipes in a convenient and portable journal for easy access on your brew day. The journal will support both extract and all-grain brewers of all skill levels. Both metric and imperial measurement units are supported. The book allows individuals to keep a record of the grains, extracts, hops and yeast used in up to 50 beer recipes.
How do you brew the best beer ever? Start with this book's photo-intensive guide to all-grain brewing, or skip ahead to advanced mashing techniques and malt selection.
Homebrew Wind Power (2013)
Have you ever wondered how wind turbines work and why they look like they do? Are you interested in adding wind power to your off-grid electric system, but have been put off by the high cost of equipment and installation? Well, now you can build and install your own wind turbine!
Homebrew Recipe Journal: Beer Recipe & Brew Day Log with Key References on Grains, Yeast, Hops, Pitch Rates, Mash Steps & More (2018)
This valuable brew day recipe log has been created by a homebrewer, for homebrewers! Every homebrewer knows that logging the details of a recipe & brew day is key to creating a quality beer, that is repeatable next time around. While electronic programs provide homebrewers with great recipe creating resources, they don’t always replace the convenience & accessibility good old pen & paper.
Best Homebrew Books You Must Read
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Homebrew world: Discover the Secrets of the World's Leading Homebrewers
Author(s): Bernstein, Joshua M
ID: 2575434, Publisher: Sterling Epicure, Year: 2019, Size: 14 Mb, Format: epub
Simple homebrewing: great beer, less work, more fun
Author(s): Beechum, Drew;Conn, Denny
ID: 2602627, Publisher: Brewers Publications, Year: 2019, Size: 8 Mb, Format: epub
Homebrew Beyond the Basics: All-Grain Brewing & Other Next Steps
Author(s): Mike Karnowski
ID: 2269897, Publisher: Sterling Epicure, Year: 2018, Size: 26 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely hot items according to USA Today, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.